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glasses in general cost so much, even at your local optician's. >> arends: the whole point of a luxury brand is to persuade people to pay $200 for a product that cost $30 to make. >> stahl: well, let me show you something. why is it any different than my shoe? >> arends: well, to some extent, there's actually a lot of comparisons. the difference is that the entire shoe industry isn't made by one company. and the same company doesn't also own all the shoe stores. >> stahl: you'd think, well, surely, insurance companies covering vision would complain. but guess what? luxottica also owns the nation's second largest vision-care plan, eye-med, covering eye exams and glasses. what don't you own? >> guerra: a lot of things. >> stahl: not really. >> guerra: ( laughs ) >> stahl: you seem to, really. why not combine everything under one name? >> guerra: i think people love diversities, people love to have different brands, people love to have different experiences. >> stahl: it's an illusion of choice if you're all owned by the same company. >> guerra: i think this is totally wrong. the question
. >> kroft: the people who have invested money in all of this are known locally as "ganja- preneurs." colorado has had a history of gold rushes and silver rushes, and some people have dubbed this the "green rush"-- not just for the color of medical marijuana, but for the money that might eventually be made here if you are among the first to stake a claim. kristi kelly was doing marketing in washington when she decided to invest in a medical marijuana dispensary. >> kristi kelly: there's not a lot of opportunities in any one lifetime where you can be a part of something from such an early stage. and so, ultimately, my partners begged me to come out. and my husband and i packed up our bags and shut down our life in d.c. and moved out here. >> tripp keber: the company's evolution has been fairly dynamic. >> kroft: tripp keber is c.e.o. of dixie elixirs, the leading manufacturer of cannabis-laced edibles. it supplies most of the state's 537 dispensaries from this factory, which he calls state- of-the-art for the industry, which means small scale. >> keber: so here we have lexi, who is o
of illinois in champaign-urbana to study mechanical engineering. he spent his first night at the local ymca. so your room was on this side of the building? >> khan: it was... dormitory, i believe it was this side right here. >> pitts: his room at the "y" set him back just $2. but khan was so afraid of running out of money, he headed out the next morning to find a job. >> khan: got up and walked up on wright street, and they were hiring dishwashers, $1.20 was, "wow, i think i'm going to make it. this is my liberation. i control my destiny and..." >> pitts: a job washing dishes... >> khan: yes. >> pitts: ...would allow you to control your own destiny. >> khan: $1.20 an hour, that's big money. i mean, more than what 99% of the people in pakistan were making. i can control my destiny, i control my life. >> pitts: the teenager from pakistan adapted easily to life on the illinois campus. he was invited to join the highly selective and all-white beta theta pi fraternity. why do you think they accepted you? were you a novelty to them? >> khan: i think it was definitely a novelty for them. >> pitts:
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